Re: [PATCH AUTOSEL for 4.14 015/161] printk: Add console owner and waiter logic to load balance console writes

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Mon Apr 16 2018 - 11:18:17 EST

On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 6:30 AM, Steven Rostedt <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I wonder if the "AUTOSEL" patches should at least have an "ack-by" from
> someone before they are pulled in. Otherwise there may be some subtle
> issues that can find their way into stable releases.

I don't know about anybody else, but I get so many of the patch-bot
patches for stable etc that I will *not* reply to normal cases. Only
if there's some issue with a patch will I reply.

I probably do get more than most, but still - requiring active
participation for the steady flow of normal stable patches is almost

Just look at the subject line of this thread. The numbers are so big
that you almost need exponential notation for them.